BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Financial Analyst in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

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Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst - Corporate Business Planning & Analysis


The Senior Financial Analyst is an integral member of a team that provides analytical and strategic financial support to the VP of Business Planning & Analysis, SVP/Corporate Controller, CFO, and for the Board of Directors and shareholders. The position supports the quarterly earnings process as well as all financial planning and analysis cycles (actuals, quarterly projections, budget, and Annual Strategic Review) of the company.

Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with Senior Leadership to prepare and review presentations for executive management, Board of Directors meetings, and global town hall meetings

  • Perform analysis of Worldwide financial results or projections and prepare presentations highlighting underlying drivers of performance, emerging trends, and risks or opportunities

  • Prepare month-end reporting packages of Worldwide results with variance analysis and operational metrics for Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow

  • Understand and develop framework of financial messaging for quarterly earnings releases & guidance setting

  • Engage with business unit and region finance leadership to enable insightful analysis and efficient processes to support strategic decision making

  • Facilitate Budget & Projection processes (calendar planning & post-submission analysis)

  • Develop financial modeling analysis for key business objectives and strategic opportunities with an understanding of impacts to overall BDX financial forecasts

  • Display a broad understanding of financial markets with the ability to provide perspective on potential impacts

  • Ad hoc analytical support for special projects


Background and Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • MBA and/or CPA a plus

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a financial planning analysis capacity

  • Prior Big 4 experience and/or experience working in a large multinational corporate environment, including exposure to foreign exchange, is a plus

Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office, in particular: Excel (including advanced tools: vLookup, pivot tables, conditional formatting, macros, charts, etc), and PowerPoint

  • Ability to draw strategic analysis from large data sets

  • Knowledge of SAP/BPC and/or HFM strongly preferred

  • Strong presentation, communication skills, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment; strong attention to detail

  • Self-driven, proactive and seeks continuous improvement

Primary Work LocationUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status